Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Rock Steady
2 3:16
2 Spanish Harlem
1 3:34
3 Don't Play That Song
4 3:02
4 Spirit in the Dark
3.5 4:04
5 Border Song (Holy Moses)
3:22
6 You're All I Need to Get By
3 3:37
7 Bridge Over Troubled Water
5:34
8 Brand New Me
3 4:26
9 Day Dreaming
4:01
10 All the King's Horses
3:56
11 Angel
3:36
12 Master of Eyes (The Deepnes of Your Eyes)
3:27
13 Oh Me Oh My (I'm a Fool for You Baby)
3:42
14 Until You Come Back to Me
4.5 3:27
15 I'm in Love
2:50
16 Something He Can Feel
3:28

Credits

CD 1

drums (drum set):
Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T & The MGs drummer) (track 13)
Sammy Creason (1970-03-10) (tracks 3–4)
Rick Marotta (1973-04-10) (track 15)
Bernard “Pretty” Purdie (1973-09-07) (track 14)
bass guitar:
Eric Gale (track 13)
strings and woodwind arranger:
Arif Mardin (track 1)
synthesizer:
Ken Bichel (keyboardist) (1973-09-07) (track 14)
organ:
Donny Hathaway (track 13)
Richard Tee (1973-09-07) (track 14)
guitar:
Hugh McCracken (track 13)
Charlie Freeman (1970-03-10) (tracks 3–4)
Cornell Dupree (1973-04-10) (track 15)
David Spinozza (1973-04-10) (track 15)
Hugh McCracken (1973-09-07) (track 14)
bass:
Tommy McClure (1970-03-10) (tracks 3–4)
Stanley Clarke (1973-04-10) (track 15)
Chuck Rainey (American bassist) (1973-09-07) (track 14)
electric piano:
Donny Hathaway (1973-09-07) (track 14)
percussion:
Ralph MacDonald (1973-04-10) (track 15)
keyboard:
Jim Dickinson (1970-03-10) (tracks 3–4)
piano:
Aretha Franklin (tracks 1, 5, 8–10, 13)
Aretha Franklin (1970-03-10) (tracks 3–4)
Donny Hathaway (1973-04-10) (track 15)
Aretha Franklin (1973-09-07) (track 14)
horn arranger:
Tom Dowd (track 1)
Arif Mardin (tracks 5, 8–10)
horn, strings and woodwind arranger:
Arif Mardin (track 13)
arranger:
Arif Mardin (track 6)
background vocals:
Judy Clay (1973-04-10) (track 15)
Gwen Guthrie (1973-04-10) (track 15)
Cissy Houston (1973-04-10) (track 15)
Deidre Tuck (1973-04-10) (track 15)
Margaret Branch (1973-09-07) (track 14)
Ann S, Clark (1973-09-07) (track 14)
Pat Smith (soul vocalist) (1973-09-07) (track 14)
composer:
Aretha Franklin (track 4)
Elton John (track 5)
Phil Spector (tracks 2, 2)
Bobby Womack (track 15)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (1969) (track 7)
Jim Doris (1969) (track 13)
Aretha Franklin (1970 – 1971) (tracks 1, 9–10)
engineer:
Lew Hahn (track 14)
Gene Paul (track 13)
Phil Ramone (track 15)
lead vocals:
Aretha Franklin (tracks 1, 5, 8–10, 13)
Aretha Franklin (1973-04-10) (track 15)
Aretha Franklin (1973-09-07) (track 14)
lyricist:
Aretha Franklin (track 4)
Jerry Leiber (tracks 2, 2)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 7)
Bernie Taupin (track 5)
Bobby Womack (track 15)
Jim Doris (1969) (track 13)
Aretha Franklin (1970 – 1971) (tracks 1, 9–10)
producer:
Tom Dowd (tracks 1, 3–5, 9–10)
Aretha Franklin (tracks 14–15)
Arif Mardin (tracks 1, 3–5, 8, 10, 14–15)
Jerry Wexler (tracks 1, 3–5, 8, 10, 14–15)
recording engineer:
Gene Paul (tracks 5, 13)
Ron Albert (tracks 1, 9–10)
solo flute:
Joe Farrell (1973-09-07) (track 14)
vocals:
Aretha Franklin (1970-03-10) (tracks 3–4)
writer:
Nickolas Ashford (track 6)
Theresa Bell (track 8)
Morris Broadnax (track 14)
Jerry Butler (soul singer) (track 8)
Ahmet Ertegun (track 3)
Aretha Franklin (track 12)
Carolyn Franklin (track 11)
Kenneth Gamble (track 8)
Bernice Hart (track 12)
Betty Nelson (track 3)
Clarence Paul (track 14)
Sonny Sanders (track 11)
Valerie Simpson (track 6)
Stevie Wonder (track 14)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (track 15)
Mother Bertha Music Inc. (tracks 2, 2)
Pattern Music Ltd (track 7)
Paul Simon Music (track 7)
Pundit Music, Inc (track 9)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 7)
recorded at:
Criteria Studios in Miami, Florida, United States (1970-03-10) (tracks 3–4)
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957–1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1970-08-19) (track 5)
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957–1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1970-11-02) (tracks 8, 13)
Criteria Studios in Miami, Florida, United States (1971-02-16) (tracks 1, 9–10)
A&R Recording Studio in New York, New York, United States (1973-04-10) (track 15)
Atlantic Studios (1841 Broadway, New York, 1957–1991) in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1973-09-07) (track 14)
sampled by:
Daydreaming by Cam'ron feat. Tiffany (track 9)
School Spirit by Kanye West (track 4)
cover recording of:
Spanish Harlem (track 2)
Border Song (1970-08-19) (track 5)
Brand New Me (1970-11-02) (track 8)
I’m in Love (1973-04-10) (track 15)
later translated versions:
On yksi ruusu (tracks 2, 2)
Pas cette chanson (track 3)
Sol på jorden (track 5)
recording of:
Spanish Harlem (track 2)
Don't Play That Song (You Lied) (1970-03-10) (track 3)
Spirit in the Dark (1970-03-10) (track 4)
Oh Me Oh My (I’m a Fool for You Baby) (1970-11-02) (track 13)
All the King's Horses (1971-02-16) (track 10)
Day Dreaming (Aretha Franklin song) (1971-02-16) (track 9)
Rock Steady (1971-02-16) (track 1)

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/449213 [info]